Live Nation Australia announced an official partnership and multiyear arrangement with National Australia Bank.
Lionel Richie announced a Las Vegas residency set to begin in April 2016 at The Axis at Planet Hollywood.
Glassnote Entertainment Group signed Austrian singer-songwriter James Hersey to a worldwide deal.
SFX Entertainment announced it raised $90 million in financing from new and existing investors after plans to privatize failed to materialize in August.
Former Azoff Music Management executive Allison Slatter and former global vp marketing of EOS Products Sherry Jhawar launched the Los Angeles-based marketing and branding company Blended Strategy Group with clients including Gwen Stefani, John Legend and Jennifer Hudson.
A memorial marker lauding Otis Redding was unveiled in Gray, Ga., to honor the legendary singer’s ties to the city.
Brian Wilson partnered with the Campaign to Change Direction, an initiative that aims to influence the culture surrounding mental health awareness in the United States.
The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals revived a lawsuit filed on behalf of Insane Clown Posse against the FBI, reversing a lower court’s ruling. Lawyers said authorities had unfairly targeted ICP’s fans, known as Juggalos, with a 2011 report dubbing them “a loosely organized hybrid gang.”
Interscope Geffen A&M chairman/CEO John Janick and wife Mia welcomed the birth of son Jack Jones Janick, weighing 7 lbs. 2 oz., at Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica.
The Who postponed all remaining dates of its Who Hits 50! North American tour following singer Roger Daltrey’s diagnosis of viral meningitis and doctor’s orders to rest.
Brad Zeifman and Lisette Sand-Freedman, co-owners of Shadow PR (Thalia, Tommy Mottola), welcomed the birth of daughter Chloe James Zeifman, weighing 5 lbs., 12 oz.
The estate of German collector Uwe Blaschke sold the first recording contract signed by The Beatles in 1961 for $93,750 through auction house Heritage.
Atlas Music Publishing signed producer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Brian Howes to an exclusive music publishing deal.
U2 postponed a concert at The Globe in Stockholm after a security breach, rescheduling for Sept. 22.
Billy Corgan’s Smashing Pumpkins signed with United Talent Agency in all areas.
Derek Ferguson joined Revolt Media & TV as COO. He previously served as chief growth officer of Combs Enterprises.
Sony Music Entertainment named former label executive Lee Stimmel head of original content. Stimmel most recently served as head of business development for Samsung North America.